The threats to your network are evolving faster than ever – can your perimeter security keep up? Cloud-based network security can deliver scalability and reliability advantages that most organizations can’t match on premises, and can also provide significant cost savings. But what are the key things to consider when moving to security in the cloud?

A new white paper from Nemertes Research, The Network-Based Firewall and Beyond: Moving Security to the Carrier Cloud, examines the emerging trends impacting network security and reveals why a cloud-based solution could be the right choice to counter new threats.

Read the white paper today to discover the three main criteria for assessing a carrier cloud solution – and learn why trust, not cost, can be the deciding factor.


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By virtue of their location in the cloud, Network Based Firewall Services (NBFWs) Offer advantages related to scalability, availability, extensibility, accessibility, and maintainability when compared to on-premises, do-it-yourself deployments. They can also offer compelling cost advantages. In deciding whether to adopt the NBFW model, IT has to consider more than cost of ownership, though…